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February 19, 2014
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With Their Amazing Necks, Ants Don’t Need “High Hopes” to Do Heavy Lifting

Ants can lift up to 5,000 times their own body weight, new study suggests COLUMBUS, Ohio — High hopes may help move a rubber tree plant (as the old song goes), but the real secret to the ant’s legendary strength … Continue reading

March 24, 2013
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Sex at zero gravity

University of Montreal researchers found that changes in gravity affect the reproductive process in plants. Gravity modulates traffic on the intracellular “highways” that ensure the growth and functionality of the male reproductive organ in plants, the pollen tube. “Just like … Continue reading

October 22, 2012
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Germs in Space: Preventing Infection on Long Flights

On a long spaceflight unique conditions including microgravity could give microbes the upper hand, but not if astronauts and their spacecrafts are properly prepared. In a new paper, infectious disease expert Dr. Leonard Mermel brings together a broad base of … Continue reading